Blueberry Banana Happy Face Pancakes

READY IN: 15mins
karen
Recipe by erinn in tbay

This recipe is from the Company's Coming Cook for Kids cookbook. I have to double the recipe for my husband and two boys. If there are leftovers, I freeze them and warm them up in the toaster on a morning when we're in a rush.

Top Review by piranhabriana

Delicious! These taste like a muffin in pancake form! My DH and 16 month old DD LOVED them - and BONUS - they taste great WITHOUT syrup too :-) Due to an allergy I made these with plain soy milk and it did not in any way compromise the flavor. I had the same problem with the center not getting very done and the outside getting overdone so I just sprayed a little extra cooking spray on my skillet and turned my fire down a little more and problem fixed! The only negative is that this recipe only made 5 medium sized pancakes! Double it if you're cooking for more than just yourself! I am also going to try another user's suggestion of freezing these and heating them up in the toaster. Thanks for a new breakfast regular! UPDATE: Still making these for DD who is 30 months now and when I make them she wants them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and then is upset when they're gone. Can't feel too bad about only 2 tsp of sugar, no need for syrup, and lots of fruit! My only complaint is that she won't share with me!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Stir first four ingredients in medium bowl.
  2. Make a well in the center.
  3. Beat next four ingredients in a small bowl.
  4. Add to well.
  5. Stir until just moistened.
  6. If you are adding the blueberries to the batter, fold them in now.
  7. Pour 1/4 cup into non-stick frying pan for each pancake.
  8. Cook for about 30 seconds.
  9. I you did not add blueberries to batter, arrange blueberries on pancakes in a happy face.
  10. Turn pancakes over when edges start to dry and bubbles break on the surface.
  11. Cook until golden.

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